Alright, half of you have seen this on Facebook already, but here's the pics from a little get-together with me, Qwerty, and Bacon.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan
"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré
You're not by any chance a clinically depressed, pacifist, vegetarian and environmentalist hippie working toward a Peace Studies degree are?
1. The cosmos is a gigantic flywheel making 10,000 revolutions a minute. 2. Man is a sick fly taking a dizzy ride on it. 3. Religion is the theory that the wheel was designed and set spinning to give him a ride. - Henry Mencken
Julius Aurora wrote:You're not by any chance a clinically depressed, pacifist, vegetarian and environmentalist hippie working toward a Peace Studies degree are?
Who, me? No, I'm an incredibly well adjusted, peace-loving but still physically dominant (alpha male behavior ftw), omnivore who is conscious of his affect on the environment but also knows how to navigate the world reasonably, working towards a Philosophy and Religious Studies degree.
daftbeaker wrote:But if I stop bugging you I'll have to go back to arguing with Qwerty about whether beauty is truth and precisely what we both mean by 'purple'
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